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HBMS Adventure (1646)

Page history last edited by Cy 12 years, 11 months ago

Adventure, 32 Guns


Details
Nationality British
Ordered 1645/12/00 B164
Launched 1646/00/00 B028
Shipyard Woolwich DY B028
Master Shipbuilder Peter Pett B164
Rate Fourth Rate
Type Ship
Out Service 1691 B028
Fate Broken Up to Rebuild B028
Becomes Adventure

Dimensions
B022   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 116' 2" Imperial Feet 35.41
Length of Keel 94' 0" Imperial Feet 28.65
Breadth 27' 9" Imperial Feet 8.46
Depth in Hold 13' 10" Imperial Feet 4.22
Burthen 3853/94 Tons BM
B164   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 116' 2" Imperial Feet 35.41
Length of Keel 94' 0" Imperial Feet 28.65
Depth in Hold 13' 10" Imperial Feet 4.22
Draught Aft 13' 9" Imperial Feet 4.19
Burthen 3853/94 Tons BM

Armament
1652 B022
Gun Deck 32 All Guns
1666 B022 Broadside Weight = 192
Lower Gun Deck 10 British Culverin
Lower Gun Deck 8 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck 6 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck 10 British Saker
Quarterdeck 4 British Saker
1677 B022 Broadside Weight = 164
Lower Gun Deck 22 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck 18 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck 4 British Saker
1682 B022 Broadside Weight = 199
Lower Gun Deck 12 British Culverin
Lower Gun Deck 6 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck 16 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck 6 British Saker
1685 B022 Broadside Weight = 189
Lower Gun Deck 12 British Culverin
Lower Gun Deck 6 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck 16 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck 4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1652 150 Establishment B022
1660 120 Establishment B022
1660 120 B164
1666 150 Establishment B022
1673 170 B164
1900 1666 B164

Commanders
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1646/08 1648 Post Captain Thomas Beddall W015
1648 1649 Post Captain Andrew Ball W015
1649 1649 Post Captain Edward Hall B164
1649 1651/06 Post Captain Andrew Ball W015
1651/06 1653 Post Captain Robert Wyard B164
1653 1653 Post Captain Robert Nixon W015
1653/07 1654 Post Captain Peter Foote B164
1654 1655 Post Captain Robert Sansom W014
1655 1656 Post Captain John Best B164
1657 1661 Post Captain Valentine Tatnell B051
1661/05/20 1662/12/16 Post Captain Hugh Hide B057
1664/10/07 1666/10 Post Captain Benjamin Young B051
1666/10 1667 Post Captain John Torpley B051
1671/01/01 1673/03/31 Post Captain John Tyrwhitt B164
1675/03/22 1677/02/16 Post Captain Richard Rooth B164
1678/05/27 1678/07/22 Post Captain Richard Tapson B164
1678/07/30 1683/01/22 Post Captain William Booth B164
Commissioned Officers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1661 Unknown Lieutenant William Jennings B051
1664 1665 Lieutenant Vincent Pearce B051
1665 1667 Lieutenant John Ashby B051

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1646 Commissioned for the Winter Guard of 1646/47  
1647 Service with the Western Guard  
1648/03 Took an Irish Man of War, called The Angell, bearing Six Guns and about Thirty Men  
1649 Present at Blockade of Kinsale  
1649 Cruising in the Channel W031
1649 At the Scilly Isles in the Autumn  
1650 In Robert Blake's fleet to the Tagus in pursuit of Prince Rupert  
1650 Present at Blockade of the Tagus  
1650/09 Returned home  
1650/11 Sailed to the Mediterranean as part of Admiral William Penn's fleet  
1651 In the North Sea  
1652/04/01 Returned from Mediterranean and arrived in the Downs W031
1652/05/29 Present at the Battle of Dover  
1653 Guarding the East coast Colliers during the winter  
1653/02/18 Present at the Battle of Portland  
1653/06/12 Present at the Battle of the Gabbard  
1657 In the Sound  
1662 At Tangier  
1665/06/03 Present at the Battle of Lowestoft  
1666/07/25 Present at St James Day Battle  
1666/09/18 Took Rubis  
1666/12/20 In action against four French vessels  
1666/12/31 In action against three Flushing ships  
1672 On the return voyage from Newfoundland, and in company with the Nightingale took a Dutch privateer and her prize, a French merchantman.  
1672/05/28 Present at the Battle of Solebay  
1673/07 In the Soundings  
1675/03/22 Commissioned for an expedition against Salee  
1678 In the Channel  
1680/04 Destroyed the Citron Tree near Tangier  
1680/04/11 Took the Calabash  
1680/04/11 Chased an Algerine vessel, the Orange Tree (28), into Tangier road  
1681/04/09 Took the Golden Horse  
1681/04/09 Destroyed the Flowerpot B164
1691 Broken up and rebuilt at Chatham B164

Fleets
Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
Winter Guard of 1646 1646/00/00 1646/00/00
Winter Guard of 1647 Thomas Rainsborough 1647/00/00 1648/00/00
Fleet sent to Lisbon General at Sea Robert Blake 1650/02/14 1652/00/00

Actions & Battles
Date Source
1649 Blockade of Kinsale
1650 Blockade of the Tagus
1652/05/29 Battle of Dover
1653/02/18 Battle of Portland
1653/06/12 Battle of the Gabbard
1665/06/03 Battle of Lowestoft
1666/07/25 St James Day Battle
1672/05/28 Battle of Solebay

Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered

Sources
Id Link or Description Author
B164 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714 Rif Winfield
B028 Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume I J. J. Colledge
B022 The 50-Gun Ship Rif Winfield
W015 English Parliamentary Journals Various
W014 Anglo-Dutch Wars BLOG James C Bender
B051 Biographia Navalis - Volume I John Charnock
B057 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792 Rif Winfield
W031 Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Oxford University Press

Last Updated :2009/07/26 at 11:16:47 by Cy

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